Carolinas and Georgia

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Apiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Hedera helix var. helix   FAMILY Araliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hedera helix   FAMILY Araliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 139-01-001:
Hedera helix   FAMILY Araliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH World checklist and bibliography of Araliaceae (Frodin & Govaerts, 2003)
Hedera helix ssp. helix

SYNONYMOUS WITH The genera of Araliaceae in the southeastern United States (Graham, 1966)
Hedera helix var. helix

 

COMMON NAME:
English Ivy, Common Ivy


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Look for it to be persistent, established, and spreading around old home sites, in suburban woodlands and waste areas, per Weakley's Flora

Woody vine
Perennial

Non-native: Europe
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon


INVASIVE

This plant is causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

 

LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer
Greenish-yellow
Bisexual
5 sepals
5 petals
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Black/ Blue/ Purplish
Drupe

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



Hedera helix var. helix   FAMILY Araliaceae

English Ivy, Common Ivy